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Kershaw Optical Co

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Kershaw Eight-20 Penguin Camera. Exhibit at the Etruria Industrial Museum.

of Harehill Lane, Leeds, camera manufacturer, maker of photographic and cinematograh lenses, and general optical glasswork.

1921 Became part of Amalgamated Photographic Manufacturers [1]

With the other camera manufacturers in APM, A. Kershaw and Son and Marion and Foulger, the company became part of the Kershaw group which included the sales organisation Kershaw-Soho Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Photomemorabilia Web site